Posts tagged economy
Banking Locally: Keeping Your Money and Your Control Close to Home

We can all benefit from thinking more locally about where our money is stored, saved and invested. Consider shifting your hard earned dollars and you will know and feel what it means to keep your money close to home. 

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2013 Resolutions: Make the 10% Shift to Support Local Businesses

As 2012 comes to a close, many of us will make resolutions for the new year to lose weight, read a book, learn a language, or one of a million other goals we have put off to improve our well being. However, there is something we can do to make a far greater impact on our own lives and in our community: pledge to shift 10 percent of the money you spend from national chains to independent businesses.

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Scott's Local Business Corner Tells Us the 4 Big Benefits to Shopping Local

We get this question quite frequently: Why is it important to shop local? There are so many reasons why supporting local businesses is so crucial, but Scott's Marketplace does a great job of picking out the top four big benefits, displayed nicely in these graphics!

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Top Job-Creating Companies in Arizona are Local Businesses

The Phoenix Business Journal recently published an article on the Top 10 job-creating companies in Arizona based on the findings of Inc. magazine. We were not surprised to find that many of these job creators were local businesses, and members of Local First Arizona!

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